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Evaluation of older persons' medications: a critical incident technique study exploring healthcare professionals' experiences and actions.

Holmqvist M, Thor J, Ros A, et al. Evaluation of older persons' medications: a critical incident technique study exploring healthcare professionals' experiences and actions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):557. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06518-w.

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June 23, 2021
Holmqvist M, Thor J, Ros A, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):557.

Polypharmacy in older adults puts them at risk for adverse drug events. In interviews with primary care clinicians, researchers found that working conditions and working in partnership with colleagues, patients, and family influenced medication evaluation. They also identified two main areas of action: working with a plan and collaborative problem-solving. 

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Holmqvist M, Thor J, Ros A, et al. Evaluation of older persons' medications: a critical incident technique study exploring healthcare professionals' experiences and actions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021;21(1):557. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06518-w.

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